Do you want to start or buy a business of your own?
These workshops are for you!!!

Skyhawk Entrepreneurial Vision Workshops assist business owners in developing a deeper understanding of how to create a sustainable business model. The workshops begin in the Fall of 2017 on Thursdays at 6 PM. A light meal is included with your RSVP.


Sign-up HERE

This high-energy workshop series is FREE and open to the public. They are hosted at the University of Tennessee Martin College of Business & Global Affairs Building, Room 33 (View MAP).

TN Code Academy:
Teaching Skills, Growing Talent, Creating Entrepreneurs.

Code Academies are educational programs that teach the basics of computer programming through games and gaming platforms, web and mobile applications.

Students learn computational thinking and coding individually and as part of a team. When finished, the students host a "Demo Day," showcasing their efforts as a project presentation before adults and peers.

Bring a Code Academy to your school or community. Contact us and we'll get you started so your students can get a jump start on a high wage, high demand career.

Upcoming Events

CodeCamp Rasberry PiREGISTER HERE for the TN Code Camp in Dyer County on July 11th - 13th from 1 pm to 5 pm daily at The Mill Workspace in Dyersburg, TN. This 3-Day Code Camp teaches the basics of programming utilizing Scratch. We will be working with Raspberry Pi computers to learn how to make them do things in the real world. This event is for rising 6th - 12th Graders. Developers from Tencom Services will interact directly with students, emphasizing problem-solving as a spontaneous, fun activity. Students learn computational thinking and coding individually and as part of a team.

Who: The Mill Workspace, Tencom and NTEC
What: 2017 Northwest TN Code Camp
Audience: Rising 6th – 12th graders in Northwest TN
When: Tuesday July 11th – Thursday July 13th
Times: 1 pm to 5 pm daily
Where: 217 South Mill Ave at The Mill Workspace
Availability: 12 Students
Cost: $80/student
Includes: 3 days of camp, T-Shirt, snacks

Why: To introduce young people to the concepts of computer programming at an early age so that they may work with their schools to develop a course of study that will benefit them in the future.

How: Through the use of software tools such as Scratch to create simple games and to show how Scratch can be used to program Raspberry Pi computers to perform tasks in the real world.

Outcomes: For students to gain a basic understanding of the concepts of computer programs and have the ability to setup, configure and program their own Raspberry Pi computer to perform basic tasks.

Notes: We will provide snacks and drinks for students. Parents are welcome to sit in and observe at any point during the camp.

Sponsors:Dyersburg Code Camp Participants June 2017
Tencom Services
215 South Mill Ave, Dyersburg, TN

Northwest TN Entrepreneur Center
Martin, TN

The Mill Workspace, 217 South Mill Ave, Dyersburg, TN

Launch TN, 211 7th Ave N #205, Nashville, TN

CO.STARTERS is a program designed to turn your business idea into action.

The Co.Starters Program will be postponed until the Spring of 2017 due to an illness of our facilitator.

In agriculture, most new ideas begin as a single seed of inspiration. NextFarm® is an agricultural focused entity owned by the Northwest Tennessee Entrepreneur Center (NTEC) which sponsors a business development program to help rural entrepreneurs grow their ideas into sustainable businesses: AgStarters.

NTEC would like to organize a series of business development programs to help rural entrepreneurs grow their ideas into sustainable businesses. Please take a moment to share your thoughts, ideas and subjects you would like to learn.

Next FarmColorWe are excited to invite you to register for NextFarm®, a business development program focused on agricultural innovation.

The NextFarm® Learning Days is a series of entrepreneur workshops involving a cohort-based process that leverages the advantages of learning in a group setting. The program is geared to any company needing to expand the customer testing phase of business development, not just those who are ag related.

The program includes, but is not limited to, entrepreneurs commercializing a wide range of agriculture-related technologies, including biobased products, food processing and safety, precision agriculture and software, smart phone/tablet apps, livestock reproduction and nutrition, identity preservation and new crops. 


On Thursday, June 15th from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm at UTM Hal Pepper, along with David Bilderback and Adam Hopkins from UT Extension, will present a six-hour workshop designed to help farmers learn to keep financial records for an “example farm.” Participants will use Quicken recordkeeping software to learn about setting up categories and tags, writing checks, recording deposits and creating reports. The workshop is designed for producers who sell fresh and processed farm products at direct marketing outlets such as farmers markets, on-farm stands, pick-your-own and agritourism operations.


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 Watch a short video about the NextFarm Workshop series